Author Archives: Julie

Successful dry-run at Thornton Vista

We had a successful dry-run at Thornton Vista. The site captains, Cynthia and Sierra met Jim and he provided with a table, buckets, sticks, gloves, etc. We had several diehard PBC volunteers come out: Myrna Faulds, Terri Brown, Birgit Soyka, Chris Duran, and junior member Isabella Bringas. They collected  96 pounds of garbage along with 58 pounds of recyclables and […]

Read more

A Walk in the Mud

by Greg Finkelstein – PBC Naturalist Some of my earliest memories are of duct taping my shoes to the ends of my jeans. During my childhood, my father, Jay Finkelstein, was a leader of the Bayfront Cleanup, which is now a part of Coastal Cleanup Day. On that day, he would borrow an airboat, and we and a small team […]

Read more

Help Needed to get bill AB 1690 Passed

Support smoking waste pollution prevention! AB 1690 is facing significant opposition and to keep all the currently defined products (cigarette/cigar filters and tobacco and cannabis single-use vaping devices) in the bill, we need your help ASAP! Did you know? … Filtered cigarettes cause pollution in our communities, and they are unnecessary because they don’t protect smokers’ health. Since 1964, the U.S. Surgeon […]

Read more
1 2 3 4